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ERIC Number: EJ838240
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0738-0593
Becoming a Teacher: Transitions from Training to the Classroom in the NWFP, Pakistan
Westbrook, Jo; Shah, Nazneen; Durrani, Naureen; Tikly, Clare; Khan, Wazim; Dunne, Mairead
International Journal of Educational Development, v29 n4 p437-444 Jul 2009
This paper addresses issues related to the effectiveness of teacher education in Pakistan in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), through a small scale collaborative research study in two state secondary schools, one girls' and one boys'. The aim was to explore how newly qualified teachers manage their transition from student teachers to classroom teachers. In teasing out the relationship between teacher training experiences and classroom practice, we highlight the importance of greater consideration of the social and professional contexts of the school within training programmes as a means to make sustained improvements in the quality of classroom teaching and learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pakistan